India mourns the death of Abdul Sattar Edhi

05:24 PM | 9 Jul, 2016
India mourns the death of Abdul Sattar Edhi
INDIA - The news of Edhi's death has sparked grief across the border with Indians also mourning the demise of the revered social worker.

As soon as the news of Edhi's death hit the airwaves, politicians and celebrities from across India condoled with the family of Edhi.

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj expressed her condolences on Twitter.

Moreover, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan also paid homage to the deceased social worker.

Indian Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot also took to Twitter to express his views regarding Edhi.

Indian screen idol Anupam Kher also mourned over the death of Edhi.

The condolence messages pouring in from India, the traditional rival of Pakistan, vindicate Abdul Sattar Edhi's oft repeated one liner: "No Religion is higher than Humanity"

The writer is a civil servant.


PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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